Last week was peak bloom for most of the cherry blossoms around the D.C. region: have you gone to see them yet?
Thousands visited D.C. this past weekend and traveled along the Tidal Basin as the area was ringed with pink and white blossoms.
As with most years, the traffic in D.C. around peak bloom is notably atrocious, with visitors advised to bicycle, take public transit or a boat to go into D.C. to see the cherry blossoms.
If you're not down at Hains Point today, it's hard to describe in words what a bad job the Park Service is doing. It should absolutely be closed to cars. Instead it's a parking lot — one woman told me she had been stuck for 4 hours pic.twitter.com/7h7o61DRbD
— Ezracycle (@ezracycle) March 26, 2023
Of course, Alexandria also has its own share of cherry blossoms throughout Old Town or along the Mount Vernon Trail, though not in the same quantity as along the Tidal Basin.
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Spring Fling at Rising Sol Yoga School
Join us for a day of FREE hot yoga. Experience our class styles and meet our teachers. Buy a bite at the Bake Sale to benefit The Carpenter’s Shelter, peruse some special vendors, take advantage of in-person only discounts on